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Startup Daily TV: Zenify helps shoppers support their favourite causes

- December 24, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Zenify has developed two brands: Zenify Pets and Zenify Earth, which donate products that support the causes closest to the hearts of people buying their products. Founder Andonis Sakatis set out to make world a better place with his profits-for-purpose business. The Zenify Pets range includes grooming, toys, leads and feeding bowls, while Zenify Earth is all about… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Ethicool Books tells stories that matter for kids

- December 23, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Children’s book authors Stu French and Teigan Margetts created their own publishing house, Ethicool Books, to tells stories about the world’s big issues to inspire kids to create positive change. The Melbourne-based husband and wife team produce illustrated children’s books for kids aged 0-6, that make storytime both special and meaningful, tackling social issues such as environmental responsibility… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Little Urchin is solving the sunscreen problem that worries parents

- December 22, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

When Christopher Mathews saw his daughter slathered in sunscreen after arriving home from daycare, he was concerned about the possible chemicals her young skin was absorbing. So he decided to develop an alternative and spent months experimenting with natural formulas until he came up with a skin-nourishing sunscreen. Mathews decided to call it Little Urchin, after… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: How agtech robotics venture Agerris is using AI to automate farming

- December 14, 2020 2 MIN READ

Field robotics company Agerris is commercialising robotic agricultural equipment and AI solutions on farms.  Agerris launched in April 2019 with one of Australia’s largest AgTech seed funds, spun out of the University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics. The team there has secured nearly $30 million in R&D, prototype and operational funding from horticulture,… Read more »

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Perth agtech startup SWAN Systems has won Rabobank’s global FoodBytes Pitch competition

- December 8, 2020 2 MIN READ

Perth-based SWAN Systems, an agtech startup that helps farmers use less water and fertilisers on the crops thanks to data analysis has been named the world’s best startup in the agtech category at Rabobank’s FoodBytes! Pitch 2020 competition. The company’s cutting edge technology platform, which helps growers schedule, monitor, and optimise management of water, nutrients,… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: How tech platform SHFT App pivoted from hospitality to the casual staffing solution every company needs

- September 16, 2020 2 MIN READ

Like the hospitality industry itself, Sydney startup SHFTHero was forced to pivot soon after it launched and the restaurant industry was shut down by the pandemic. The tech business set out to help the hospitality and events sector with casual staff . After an initial roll out of the staff sharing app in 2019, had more… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: ShineHub launches Australia’s first choose-your-own-retailer virtual power plant

- September 9, 2020 2 MIN READ

ShineHub, a solar energy startup, has launched Australia’s first choose-your-own-retailer virtual power plant (VPP), giving homes with a battery the chance to make more money supplying electricity when it’s needed most. Co-founder Alex Georgiou said ShineHub set out to reduce the complexity, confusion and financial barriers for access to solar and battery solutions and joined… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Spacenow CEO on the flexible workspace boom sparked by covid-19

- August 31, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Daniel Gunning is co-founder and CEO of flexible commercial space marketplace Spacenow Since March 2020, the national startup has seen new customers increase by more than 290%  with a more than 550% increase in enquiries from large corporations, SMBs, startups and sole traders looking for short-term, flexible office space options closer to home. The Spacenow… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Bootstrapped surgery training app ScrubUp is looking for investors and a hospital to trial its lifesaving healthtech

- August 25, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

ScrubUp is a cloud-based surgical preparation app that bridges the gap between hands-on experience for nurses and brushing up on best practice procedures in their own time. Surgical nurse and educator Marrianne McGhee founded ScrubUp in 2016 and has taken the healthtech app global to help instruct surgical technicians and nurses on the correct preparation procedures… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: University of NSW is putting 7 startups through its 10x Accelerator program

- August 25, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

The UNSW Founders has invested $140,000 in seven startups as part of its 2020 10x Accelerator program, currently under, albeit remotely in the covid-19 era, through the University of NSW. David Burt, Director of Entrepreneurship at UNSW, said the 2020 cohort ranges from a robotic gripper that mimics human dexterity,  to a mobile docketing system… Read more »

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Startup Daily TV: Entries for Amazon Launchpad’s $80,000 Innovation Grants close shortly

- August 20, 2020 < 1 MIN READ

Entries for Amazon Launchpad Innovation Grants, worth $80,000 each are closing this Monday, August 24, at 11.59pm. With just a few days left for startups and SMEs looking to innovate their businesses to apply – there are five grant packages all up – Chadd Ciccarelli, Head of Launchpad at Amazon Australia said they’d already received… Read more »